William McGrath Says Hon. Terence Evans Leaves Behind an IP Legacy

August 19 – Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Professor William T. McGrath authored monthly column:

The case to which I refer is Georgia­Pacific Consumer Products LP v. Kimberly­Clark Corp. 2011 WL 3200702 (7th Cir., July 28, 2011). The subject matter: toilet paper. Evans began the opinion in characteristic style: “Toilet paper. This case is about toilet paper. Are there many other things most people use every day but think very little about? We doubt it. But then again, only a select few of us work in the rarified air inhabited by top­rate intellectual property lawyers who specialize in presenting and defending claims of unfair competition and trademark infringement under the Lanham Act.” I enjoyed the good­natured jab at intellectual property lawyers.

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